Areas of focus

LCRC Faculty

Vecihi Batuman MD FACP FASN
Molecular Signaling
Tulane University School of Medicine
Ariane Bedimo-Rung MPH PhD
Population Sciences
LSU Health - New Orleans
Victoria P. Belancio PhD
Molecular Genetics
Tulane University School of Medicine
Partha Bhattacharjee PhD
Viral Oncology
Xavier University
Hector Biliran PhD
Molecular Genetics
Xavier University
Robert Blake II PhD
Drug Discovery
Xavier University
David Blask MD PhD
Molecular Signaling
Tulane University School of Medicine
Levon Bostanian PhD
Drug Discovery
Xavier University
J. Philip Boudreaux MD FACS
Clinical Research
LSU Health - New Orleans
Core facilities

Biospecimen Lab

A collection of high quality samples of normal and diseased human material (e.g., whole blood, cellular blood components, bone marrow, plasma, serum, urine, benign and tumor tissue) accompanied by pathological and demographic data.
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Biostatistics lab

Provides biostatistical support to investigators in the planning, conducting and reporting of their research projects.
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Cell Analysis/ Immunology

state-of-art instrumentation and expertise for addressing experimental issues related to single cells, nuclei and chromosomes. In addition to the most powerful cell sorter BD FACSAria III, the Facility owns advanced analyzers such as BD LSRII and BD FACSArray.
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Genomics

Automated DNA sequencing using state-of-the-art ABI 3130xl genetic analyzers and the latest protocols to ensure high quality results. The facility houses an ABI 7900 HT and a QuantStudio 12K Flex (high through-put real-time PCR systems) and a Biomek2000 liquid handling robot. The Core also provides expertise in Cytogenetics and chromosomal FISH.
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Imaging

Assistance for investigators requiring detection, imaging, and morphometric analysis of gene and protein expression in any type of cell and tissue to broaden and streamline morphological research.
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proteomics

Gel electrophoresis units, image analyzers and digitizers, and robotics for mass spectrometry sample preparation. Currently, a Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometer instrument implements protein identification. The various applications include the studies of protein expression profile, posttranslational modifications, and partial sequencing of novel proteins
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Upcoming Seminars

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